122. The physician who establishes that a death has occurred draws up an attestation of death.
He transmits a copy of the attestation to the person who is required to declare the death. Another copy is sent without delay to the registrar of civil status by the physician or by the funeral services business that takes charge of the body of the deceased, together with the declaration of death, unless it cannot be transmitted immediately.
1991, c. 64, a. 122; 1999, c. 47, s. 5; 2016, c. 1, s. 1061.